Sources close to the information have informed us that it looks like IBF jr. middleweight champion Ishe Smith will make the first defense of his title on the undercard of the highly-anticipated September 14 showdown between undefeated pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather and undefeated jr. middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez. "It's about 99.9% done," one source commented when asked if the Las Vegas-born Smith will indeed be fighting on the card.
Though an opponent was not initially named, another source tells us that Smith will be facing Carlos Molina, the same man he was originally supposed to face this month before an injury forced Smith to pull out of the fight. Be sure to check back soon as more information comes to light.
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